Tomato Thankful

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This bright red tomato just picked from our garden. On the last day of April??? (I can’t get over the weirdness of this. I know I may be from Texas, but Amarillo and Austin are 500 miles away from each other. That equals two very different climates. See here and here if you want to be [Read More...]

Quoting Thankful

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Today for Thankful Tuesday, I want to give you some words I heard over the weekend at the Festival of Faith and Writing, thoughts that have filled me up. I hope they speak something important to you too. (Note: these are from my notes and they may not be exact…though I did my best–my very [Read More...]

A list of gifts on a Tuesday

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For a Saturday date night and one long, happy dinner conversation with the Mister For a husband who holds out his arms for our boy when he comes out of the game and cheers, “Yeah, buddy!’ despite August never touching that soccer ball. (Instead he runs around the field with abandon…in the opposite direction of [Read More...]

A Very Thankful Poem-a-Day Friday

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I’ve missed our Thankful Tuesdays, friends! So much so that my mind has been filling over with thankful bullet points and I keep thinking: Scratch that on a list! It just feels too far away to wait till Tuesday. So… I’m Thankful for: The gift of walking through Holy Week with all of you Being [Read More...]

Dirty House Thankful

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  Come and listen, all you who fear God, and I will tell you what He has done for me. (Psalm 66:14) For the prayer book I’ve been following for the past few weeks (The Divine Hours: Prayers for Springtime by Phyllis Tickle) and its collection of scripture that keeps sticking in my head. Like [Read More...]

Good Thankful

For a sweet birthday celebration. Look at that guy in his hat! For a backyard and dear friends and good food and all these kids running around who somehow belong to us. How did that happen? For how turning one automatically makes a baby into a little man. All the sudden Brooksie is such a [Read More...]


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